After U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began her trip to Asia and foreign expectations about her visit to Taiwan skyrocketed, on Tuesday, August 2, the three main indexes of China’s stock market fell together, but the military sector rose. At the same time, on online social platforms, Chinese netizens at home and abroad joked about this incident.

Ms. Pelosi, on her Asia trip, left Malaysia and arrived at Taipei’s airport in Taiwan on Tuesday evening. Her visit significantly increased tension in the Taiwan Strait and also caused a shock to the Chinese stock market.